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Sleigh ride at Christmas

Sleigh Ride adds Christmas magic

Published on Friday, 14 December 2018 in Children and families news

Local businesses have been thanked for bringing Christmas cheer to families across Coventry.

Health and Safety Training Courses January - March 2019

Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018 in Services for schools news

We would like to remind you that there are places available for the following health and safety training courses that are due to take place in the near future:

Cold weather warning for Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018 in Public health news

Local NHS and Council leaders are urging people to think about how cold weather and winter viruses may affect you, your family and neighbours.

Cofas tree lodge launch

Coventry athlete opens redesigned living space at Hereward College

Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018 in Planning and development news

Coventry based wheelchair athlete, Kare Adenegan has officially opened a newly revamped residential living space at Hereward College in Coventry – Cofa’s Tree Lodge.

Bloggers key to boosting wellbeing

Bloggers the key to boosting wellbeing

Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018 in Health and social care news

A small army of bloggers lies at the heart of a bid to boost wellbeing in Coventry and Warwickshire.

WM Housing

Residents move into new homes in time for Christmas after development of affordable homes in Coventry completes

Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018 in Housing news

Residents in Coventry have moved into their new homes in time for Christmas following the completion of a new £1.8million development.

Starley Sportive event

Starley Sportive will help launch city's year as European City of Sport

Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 in Sports news

A mass-participation charity cycle ride from Coventry is set to be one of the city’s first events as European City of Sport for 2019, and could raise thousands for charity.

Lord Bhattacharyya Way unveiling

Unveiling of road dedicated to Lord Bhattacharyya

Published on Monday, 10 December 2018 in Parking, travel and streets news

A road on the University of Warwick campus has been re-named to celebrate and honour a man who has done much for Coventry – helping to promote the skills of the city around the world.

Seasonal info days for carers

Info days for carers

Published on Monday, 10 December 2018 in Health and social care news

The Carers Trust Heart of England are holding two seasonal information days for carers this December, with plenty of information and advice for the winter.

Cofc poem 26 press

City of Culture Trust launches first major campaign

Published on Friday, 07 December 2018 in Community and living news

The City of Culture Trust is today launching its first major campaign since Coventry won the title UK City of Culture 2021.

Have your say on Children’s Services

Published on Friday, 07 December 2018 in Children and families news

Coventry City Council's Children’s Services redesigned its services a year ago and we’re keen to hear from service users to build on the significant improvements that have been made.

Safety this Yuletide

Published on Thursday, 06 December 2018 in Services for schools news

Stay safe putting up your decorations in the lead up to this festive time of year.

There Was A Boy

Fostering film shortlisted for Award

Published on Wednesday, 05 December 2018 in Fostering news

A short film about the influence of a foster carer on a teenage boy was recently shortlisted for an award by the Royal Television Society.

Clive benfield

Clive proves he's worthy of being latest Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 05 December 2018 in Civic recognition and awards news

Clive Benfield is the latest person to receive a Good Citizen Award from Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

Suspected loan shark arrested in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 05 December 2018 in Trading standards news

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering following an operation in Coventry.

Community rally to support winter night shelter

Published on Friday, 30 November 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry Winter Night Shelter (CWNS) will be reopening on 1 December, with registrations now being taken.

Big Ticket promo 2018

City sporting clubs back the Big Ticket!

Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018 in Sports news

To recognise our status as European City of Sport, the Council has teamed up with all the major sporting teams in the city to offer a family the chance to win The Big Ticket.

Bid to help keep young people from getting involved in violent offending

Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is seeking partners to help deliver an innovative programme aimed at preventing young people from getting involved in violent offending.

Be aware of your rights on Carers Rights Day – Friday 30 November 2018

Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018 in Carers' support news

Over 32,000 people in Coventry consider themselves carers, however many may not be aware of the support, advice and benefits they are entitled to.

Lovell housing development

Work on new £9.5 million development of 72 new homes in Coventry begins

Published on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 in Housing news

Work has started on a new £9.5 million development which will see 72 new homes built in Coventry.

Christmas lights 2018

Big switch on marks the start of the festive fun!

Published on Monday, 26 November 2018 in Events news

Thousands packed into Broadgate and the city centre to enjoy a fantastic Christmas lights switch on last week which has officially started the festive season in Coventry.

Cov Safe Space

Coventry Safe Space opens its doors once again

Published on Friday, 23 November 2018 in Public health news

Coventry Safe Space will be returning to the City Centre once again to help keep people safe during the festive period.

Coventry set to build tourism industry

Published on Thursday, 22 November 2018 in Leisure and culture news

A five year Strategy has been drawn up to help Coventry build its reputation as a tourism destination.

Looked  after children

Coventry’s Superkids make their voices heard in ground-breaking documentary

Published on Thursday, 22 November 2018 in Children and families news

A group of Coventry’s incredible looked after children will be the stars of a Channel 4 documentary using poetry to talk about their own experiences of the care system.

Communities defeat terrorism

Be vigilant in the run up to Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 in Events news

A national campaign has been launched and is backed by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, reminding people to be alert and help keep events and crowded places safe by reporting anything suspicious.

City set for taxi licensing changes

Published on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Business and licensing news

Taxi drivers in Coventry could soon have to take non-cash payments as part of proposed changes to the City Council’s licensing laws.

Wi-Fi in the city centre

Early Christmas present for Coventry city centre

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Events news

In the lead up to the city’s big Christmas lights switch on, free public WiFi is now available to city centre visitors and businesses.

Coventry school becomes first school in West Midlands to be awarded Gold PGQM award

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Broad Heath Primary School in Coventry is celebrating after being announced as the first school in the West Midlands to receive the Gold Primary Geography Quality Mark.

Bearing the brunt of government cuts

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Council and democracy news

The Council is setting out its pre-budget proposals, which it hopes will mean a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20.

Regeneration plans

New-look Upper Precinct and station a step closer

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Regeneration news

Ambitious £93.8 million plans to continue the transformation of Coventry city centre and Coventry Station have been given the go ahead in the countdown to 2021 when the city is UK City of Culture.

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